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Record of a Night too Brief (Japanese Novellas)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Pushkin Press
Publication date December 5, 2017
Pages 158
Binding Paperback
ISBN-13 9781782272717
ISBN-10 1782272712
Dimensions 0.60 by 5.10 by 7.90 in.
Weight 0.35 lbs.
Original list price $13.95
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: The Akutagawa Prize-winning stories from one of the most highly regarded and provocative contemporary Japanese writers: part of our Japanese novella series, showcasing the best contemporary Japanese writing.

In these three haunting and lyrical stories, three young women experience unsettling loss and romance.

In a dreamlike adventure, one woman travels through an apparently unending night with a porcelain girlfriend, mist-monsters and villainous monkeys; a sister mourns her invisible brother whom only she can still see, while the rest of her family welcome his would-be wife into their home; and an accident with a snake leads a shop girl to discover the snake-families everyone else seems to be concealing.

Sensual, yearning, and filled with the tricks of memory and grief, Record of a Night Too Brief is an atmospheric trio of unforgettable tales.

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